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BRUSSELS — The U.S. Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and Saint Kitts and Nevis are set to be added next week to a European Union blacklist of tax havens, raising to nine the number of jurisdictions on it, a European Union document seen by Reuters News Service shows. The decision, taken

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SANTO DOMINGO — OK, we gotta admit it – it’s not really a rhinoceros. But the fascinating Rhinoceros Iguana Cyclura cornuta isn’t so-called for nothing. The horn on its head really does resemble that of a rhino – but on such a large reptile, it might be more apt to compare it to a

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NEW YORK — Barbadian singer, turned actress, entrepreneur and humanitarian has hit the big 3-0! The singer turned 30th on Feb. 20th and got a birthday wish from ex Chris Brown even as she celebrated at the Seagram Building in NYC. Brown took to his Instagram page to wish the singer happy

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A prominent British politician has accused Her Majesty’s overseas territories of undermining the security services by helping North Korea dodge U.S. sanctions. Margaret Hodge, a former chair of parliament’s public accounts committee, said it was “bonkers” that companies in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Anguilla

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SEOUL — Charles Flaherty doesn’t remember thinking that he was about to give his bones — and therefore his life — to his younger brother, but that’s the story they tell him. At seven, Flaherty would donate the bone marrow that his younger brother William, then three, needed to fight hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a life-threatening

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands made USA Today’s list of the “Best Beaches in the Caribbean, 2018 Edition.” The article in their Travel Section features St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. It also highlights Puerto Rico, Anguilla and Sint Maarten. “After months of post-hurricane cleanup, most of the

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PORT OF SPAIN — The U.S. Southern Command, which oversees U.S. military operations in the Caribbean, aided and advised state security forces in Trinidad on Thursday to apprehend four extremists who sought to carry out an imminent terrorist attack during Carnival. The rumored attack represented a broadening of the threat from the Islamic State

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — One thousand and seventy four households have benefited from the financial assistance program led by the BVI Red Cross and Caritas Antilles with the support of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The program received financial support of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

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SEOUL — Virgin Islands skeleton slider Kathryn Tannenbaum will miss the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday turned down her attempt to compete via a quota spot. The CAS said it acknowledged that the slider met the general qualifying crieria but added all

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CHRISTIANSTED — In coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and local officials, Limetree Bay Terminals said it had resumed commercial operations about two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Truck rack loading operations serving local and area fuel suppliers resumed within 24 hours of the hurricane, and vessels commenced shore tank

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